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internationalization&facebook
internationalization&facebook
i18n&facebook
i18n&facebook Translations
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations)
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin)
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin) 4   tlhingan Hol
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin) 4   tlhingan Hol (Klingon)
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin) 4   tlhingan Hol (Klingo...
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin) 4   tlhingan Hol (Klingo...
i18n&facebook Translations 1   Spanish (+5 localizations) 2   Esperanto 3   lingua latina (Latin) 4   tlhingan Hol (Klingo...
i18n&facebookAdded December 21, 2009 · Comment · Like    Buster Bluth-Herbstritt likes this.        Write a comment...
i18n&facebook              10/2007                                      7/23/2008              50M users                  ...
i18n&facebook1   July 29, 2010   F*ck you b*tches!
i18n&facebook1   July 29, 2010                       F*ck you b*tches!    A reader of TechCrunch noticed    that the list ...
i18n&facebook2   July 23, 2010   You have a tiny (Linus)
i18n&facebook2   July 23, 2010                   You have a tiny (Linus)    Turkish Facebook Translations    users decide ...
i18n&facebook3   January 10, 2010                       Turks are crazy for FB!
i18n&facebook3   January 10, 2010                                                        Turks are crazy for FB!    “Cilgi...
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  • Before I get started, I’d like to take 15 seconds to introduce you to the new man in my life, Buster Bluth-Herbstritt. I brought him home on August 16 from Town Lake Animal Center and this is his first appearance in an iSchool powerpoint presentation.\n
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  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • FB has been localized in Spanish for Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela in addition to localized languages and dialects like Basque, Catalan, and Qhichwa, a tribal dialect of the Andes. Most people have have probably seen other goofy languages like Pirate English as well.\n
  • This map was created at the end of December 2009 by Vincenzo Cosenza when FB “only” had 350M users but it definitely highlights the areas where they intend to be most aggressive in order to reach their goal of 1BN active users.\n
  • While researching this topic, I came across 3 things that didn’t make it into the whitepaper but I thought that you might enjoy learning about.\n
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  • 25,000 volunteers worked on the Turkish version of FB which lead to 9M Turks being registered on the site by early 2009.\n
  • 25,000 volunteers worked on the Turkish version of FB which lead to 9M Turks being registered on the site by early 2009.\n
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    1. 1. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 1 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    2. 2. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 2 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    3. 3. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 3 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    4. 4. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 4 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    5. 5. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 5 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    6. 6. i can haz i18n?My Photos - Profile PicturesPhoto 6 of 743   Back to Album · My PhotosAdd a caption From your album: Profile PicturesAdded October 10, 2010 · Comment · Like Share Susie Herbstritt likes this. Tag This Photo Edit This Photo Remove as Profile Picture Write a comment... Crop This Photo
    7. 7. internationalization&facebook
    8. 8. internationalization&facebook
    9. 9. i18n&facebook
    10. 10. i18n&facebook Translations
    11. 11. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations)
    12. 12. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto
    13. 13. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin)
    14. 14. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin) 4 tlhingan Hol
    15. 15. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin) 4 tlhingan Hol (Klingon)
    16. 16. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin) 4 tlhingan Hol (Klingon) 5 L337 Speak
    17. 17. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin) 4 tlhingan Hol (Klingon) 5 L337 Speak 1 L0/3 U54B1L17/
    18. 18. i18n&facebook Translations 1 Spanish (+5 localizations) 2 Esperanto 3 lingua latina (Latin) 4 tlhingan Hol (Klingon) 5 L337 Speak I love usability!
    19. 19. i18n&facebookAdded December 21, 2009 · Comment · Like Buster Bluth-Herbstritt likes this. Write a comment...
    20. 20. i18n&facebook 10/2007 7/23/2008 50M users 70M users 5/2009 Facebook Platform for Mobile 15 languages FB overtakes 9/29/2010 FB and MS advertising deal MySpace.com FB mobile available in for intl markets English, Spanish, French, German, 4/2008 7/23/2009 Italian, Chinese, 3/11/2009 FB Translations Japanese, Korean,2/4/2004 Arabic & 250M users launched; aims to add Portuguese, RussianFB launches Hebrew 60 languages 21 languages 12/2004 7/2008 3/11/2009 8/23/2010 1M users FB surpasses Orkut Language & Germany outlaws to become #1 location targeting employers from social networking support for FB ads checking out job candidates on FB 8/29/2010 site in India (but Google is ok) FB India opens in 2/2008 Hyderabad French & Spanish
    21. 21. i18n&facebook1 July 29, 2010 F*ck you b*tches!
    22. 22. i18n&facebook1 July 29, 2010 F*ck you b*tches! A reader of TechCrunch noticed that the list of his friends with birthdays that day was preceded by a crude message (he was using the Spanish version of the site).
    23. 23. i18n&facebook2 July 23, 2010 You have a tiny (Linus)
    24. 24. i18n&facebook2 July 23, 2010 You have a tiny (Linus) Turkish Facebook Translations users decide to play a prank with the FB Chat application
    25. 25. i18n&facebook3 January 10, 2010 Turks are crazy for FB!
    26. 26. i18n&facebook3 January 10, 2010 Turks are crazy for FB! “Cilgin” by Ismail YK I went to internet cafe Logged in to my Facebook page I called myself “Crazy” (Cilgin) I’m a member as of now I met with a sweetheart We’ve been writing each other everyday It’s like a medicine to my heart I become a loving person She deserves to be be loved And has beautiful eyes It’s hard to find someone like her Everyone is asking how I found Facebook Facebook I’ve been seeking everyday Facebook Facebook where I found her Facebook Facebook It’s a love at first sight Facebook Facebook I think I’m falling for her
    27. 27. kthxbaiConfirm Buster Bluth-Herbstritt as a friend? Buster would like to be your friend. If you know Buster, click Confirm. Add to List Confirm Not Now Cancel ©2010 busterlovin’ productions

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